Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma Mays have joined previously announced Maya Rudolph, and will be joining a number of returning cast members in the sequel Disenchanted, which is coming exclusively to Disney + in the near future. Fans have been waiting patiently for over a decade. for the highly anticipated sequel to the original hit movie Enchanted. News about the project has been coming in thick and fast since the confirmation last year.
Original cast members Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden and Idina Menzel are all known to return to the group. It has now been announced that new faces Maya Rudolph, Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma Mays have also been added to the mix. The fact is, you don’t have to worry about getting bored.
Interestingly, both Maya Rudolph and Yvette Nicole Brown have pre-existing Disney connections. SNL alumni and star of Bridesmaids and Adults, Maya Rudolph lends her voice to the upcoming Disney / Pixar project Luca. The animated movie is scheduled for a Disney + release later this year. Nicole Brown appeared in the Disney-produced movie Avengers: Endgame and the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp.
Jayma Mays, on the other hand, is most famous for her role as Emma Pillsbury in the teenage musical series Glee. The original Kevin Lima directed movie Enchantedtells the fish-out-of-water story of Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) who is banished from her magical (animated) kingdom and trapped in the very different and non-fairytale like modern Manhattan.
Released in 2007, the film was a commercial and critical success, grossing more than $ 340 million worldwide. Considered both a tribute to and a self-parody of some of Disney’s older animated films, it was especially praised for its set design, costumes, acting and musical numbers. It won three Saturn Awards, including Best Fantasy Film and Best Actress for Adams. It also received two nominations at the 65th Golden Globe Awards and three nominations for Best Original Song at the 80th Academy Awards.
Disillusionedis directed by Adam Shankman, from Hairsprayfame, and will likely return to Giselle’s story after she ended “ happily ever after ” with Robert Philip (Patrick Dempsey). While little is known about the plot yet, it is rumored that Rudolph has been cast in the role of a villain and that Snow White’s seven dwarfs – Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, Happy and Doc – will play a key role. in the movie that may contain a musical number.
Renowned composer Alan Menken, responsible for scoring the beloved soundtrack of the originals, also returns with Stephen Schwartz to work on new songs for the film. Menken also recently let slip that the project has now started filming. While no release date has been set in stone yet, with the information available, it is likely that Disillusionedwill be released in early 2022.
It joins a long list of upcoming high-profile projects that will hit Disney + in the near future. Cruella, a 101 dalmatiers prequel focusing on the villainous Cruella De Vil coming to Disney + in April with Premier Access, followed by the animated Pixar project Luca, As well as a contemporary reimagining of Cinderella entitled Sneakerella and an animated reboot of Night at the museum.This comes to us thanks to Comicbook.
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